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2021 was supposed to be the year we started recovering from the train-wreck of a year that was 2020. Instead, it turned out to be a much longer version of the past year. This long and somewhat difficult year had its share of hilarious memes that became a few constant sources of joy for most
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is offering free audiobooks and ebooks to the first novel in her series, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, throughout April, to help families in lockdown during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, Rowling has also launched a new digital hub called “Harry Potter at Home”. Each week on “Wizarding Wednesdays”,
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone — the first Harry Potter book — will be read chapter-wise by several celebrities, author J.K. Rowling has announced. That includes Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, ex-footballer David Beckham, Fantastic Beasts stars Eddie Redmayne and Claudia Kim, and actors Stephen Fry, Dakota Fanning, and Noma Dumezweni. Fry has previously
San Diego Comic-Con has gone online. With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic making in-person events a disastrous proposition, the 2020 edition of the world’s biggest pop culture convention will take place from everyone’s homes, with all the stars tuning in over video calls. It’s been rightfully dubbed Comic-Con@Home. And in a departure from San Diego Comic-Con’s
Netflix has announced an English-language adaptation of Chinese author Liu Cixin’s The Three-Body Problem trilogy, also known as Remembrance of Earth’s Past. It’s being made by Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, along with Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer-director Rian Johnson. Benioff and Weiss will write The Three-Body Problem for Netflix